What's New :
Progress on gender equality over the past century
21st Mar, 2020
- Barriers removed: Women in most countries were granted basic political, economic and social rights, and progress was made in areas where it was more achiavable; like health and education.
- Constitutional guarantees: Restrictions to vote, go to school and work in different economic areas were lifted, typically granted through constitutions.
- Education: Remarkable strides in education, almost reaching parity in average primary enrolment.
- Health: Reducing the global maternal mortality ratio by 45 percent after 1990.
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